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Science (BTEC) at Nicholas Chamberlaine School

Course description

Science BTEC Qualification

Course content

Currently, for the Certificate, students will complete 3 units looking at the Fundamentals of science, Working in the Science industry and Scientific practical techniques.

For the Subsidiary Diploma, students will complete the 3 units for the Certificate.  These units are Physiology of Human Body Systems, Biochemistry and Biochemical Techniques and Chemical Laboratory Techniques.

The student will receive one of the following grades:
Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*                     



Currently the course is assessed through 100% coursework which is Internally Verified.

Future opportunities

The applied sciences offer a wide variety of careers, such as forensic scientists, drug researcher, medical physics technician, science technician and many more.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nicholas Chamberlaine School directly.

Last updated date: 13 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years